Firefighters from as far away as Henniker gave mutual aid to Springfield NH Fire Department as they battled a blaze at Durgin and Crowell Lumber last night. The fire on 231 Fisher Corner Rd was called shortly before 7:30 PM and quickly went to a 3-Alarm calling in Grantham, New London, Sunapee, Newport, Hanover, Lebanon, Andover, Bradford NH,, Warner, Enfield, Canaan, Sutton, Newbury, Wilmot, and Croydon. The 700 x 200 building was fully engulfed and soon went to a 4-Alarm calling in Henniker Grafton, Lebanon, and Danbury. Meriden and Plainfield Fire Department were toned to cover Lebanon’s stations.
The New Hampshire / Vermont Region of the American Red Cross support ed over 100 first responders with drinking water and snacks while the fire is being addressed.
Firefighters were still at the scene after midnight.
This fire follows a cluster of devastating fires in the Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee region in the past week. Earlier yesterday, a fire destroyed a home on River Road in Claremont, on Monday, a Fire destroyed a log cabin in Plainfield NH, on Saturday, another fire in Lempster left three people injured, and last Friday destroyed a Georges Mills Cottage and left two men homeless.